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City Seeks to Recognize Remarkable Recyclers

City Seeks to Recognize Remarkable Recyclers

| 2015/03/25

The City is again seeking to recognize and reward its most remarkable recyclers. If your household knows what to do with a plastic shopping bag or a cardboard can with metal ends* once you are done with them, there’s a good chance YOU are remarkable recyclers. “Sign-up to participate in the remarkable recycler program and [...]

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Lake Ontario Park Revitalization Wins Design Award

Lake Ontario Park Revitalization Wins Design Award

| 2015/03/20

The work to revitalize Lake Ontario Park has been awarded a regional citation by the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA), which has announced its 2015 Awards of Excellence winners. The awards recognize the best in Canadian landscape architecture and the projects that define the places we live, work and play. The Scott Wentworth Landscape [...]

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Public Health Offering Falls Prevention Course

Public Health Offering Falls Prevention Course

| 2015/03/17

This spring, KFL&A Public Health will be offering a free 8-week “Stay on Your Feet” falls prevention program in Kingston. The course will include a weekly presentation on a variety of falls prevention topics, a 15 minute nutrition and socialization break, as well as 45 minutes of Tai Chi. Taking place at KFL&A Public Health’s [...]

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City Hall Ambassadors Annual Meeting on March 11

City Hall Ambassadors Annual Meeting on March 11

| 2015/03/10

The ambassadors of City Hall will welcome Paul Carl, an expert on local aboriginal history, as the keynote speaker at their annual general meeting. All are invited and there is no charge to attend on Wednesday, March 11 at 9:30 a.m. in Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St. City Hall has approximately 40 committed [...]

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Public Invited to Experience Spring at City’s Greenhouse

Public Invited to Experience Spring at City’s Greenhouse

| 2015/02/05

Free visits on Feb. 8, 15 and 22, and March 1 and 8

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Kingston Ranked in Top 10 Most Romantic Cities in Canada

Kingston Ranked in Top 10 Most Romantic Cities in Canada

| 2015/02/04

Amazon.ca has once again announced its list of Canada’s Top 20 Most Romantic Cities, with Kingston once again cracking the Top 10 list for the year. Their sixth annual ranking by was determined by comparing a full year’s worth of sales data, from January 1, 2014 to January 1, 2015, on a per capita basis [...]

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Emergency Heating Assistance Offered by Union Gas and United Way

Emergency Heating Assistance Offered by Union Gas and United Way

| 2015/02/03

Families and individuals located in Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington can apply to receive emergency financial assistance to keep their heat on, courtesy of the annual Union Gas Winter Warmth program. The program, administered by United Way KFLA in partnership with local agencies, was created to assist eligible low-income natural gas customers who have no [...]

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City Seeks Public’s Feedback on 2014 Municipal Election

City Seeks Public’s Feedback on 2014 Municipal Election

| 2015/02/01

What was your experience of the 2014 municipal election? The City of Kingston is offering opportunities for electors to provide feedback on the 2014 municipal election: – At a public meeting of the administrative policies committee, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 12 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 216 Ontario St. – Through [...]

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Loving Spoonful Fundraising Goal Surpassed & Collects Over 47,000 lbs of Food

Loving Spoonful Fundraising Goal Surpassed & Collects Over 47,000 lbs of Food

| 2015/01/14

Local charity Loving Spoonful has reported that in 2014, they collected over 47,000 lbs of healthy, perishable food that was delivered to 25 Kingston locations that serve people in need. According to the organization, every pound of food reclaimed provides the healthy food that creates one meal that was distributed to shelters, meal programs, drop-in [...]

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Kingston Humane Society Issues Pet Cold Weather Warning

Kingston Humane Society Issues Pet Cold Weather Warning

| 2015/01/07

It’s the time of year we have come to know – bitter cold temperatures along with snowy and icy streets. The Kingston Humane Society would like to remind people who care for animals that this time of year may pose threats to their furry friends. Prolonged exposure to temperatures below freezing may cause hypothermia in [...]

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